leds lighting

LED lighting simple to achieve. That's what I'm proposing today.
I need to make one for lighting along the underground station of the network. I have to fix it inside to have an indirect light that will not attack the eye.
I will stick my LED ribbons on 2 wooden cleats which will be ... fixed (screwed) on the inside front (lighting towards the bottom)

For my […]

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Background scenery

The backdrop ... we do not know, by which side to take ...
Some will do it in blue with bomb clouds (which I did at first) ...
Others will stick a photographic backdrop, bought in the trade or make it by printing on special paper.
Background decoration with paint ...

It is certainly the cheapest, but not the easiest to do. You may have [...]

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Kerville: a small Breton city

Kerville as presented in the Loco-Revue N ° 769 of the month of August 2011.
A small Breton city, a Ho network of 70cm out of 50.
 
Kerville, a small Breton city ...
How it all began !
All started from a bet between my son Jules and me on a Sunday at noon: "Dad, you build your big network, but I would also like to have my little train".
I replied that he would have it and that it would work, promised, before the meal [...]

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Peco needles, how to wire them well

The network was previously equipped with Peco insulfrog needles, needles for the circulation of fast trains (tractors or railcars that sometimes run at speed, scale, a TGV as can be seen on some videos ).
In our case, few tracks = network of maneuvers, which imply speeds sometimes very slow ... 
The problem with the Peco insulfrog needles (which do not have polarization of the heart [...]

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Agricultural cooperative ABE 44.

I was looking for a building that could fit easily into the Particular Branch of the station of St Antonin ... After reflection ... I ended up finding with this agricultural cooperative produced in kit (resin and metal) by ABE 44 (Belle Epoque workshop ).

The kit is quite simple, even if one sometimes wonders about the cluster of metal detailing, what part corresponds to what! Looking for a little we end up [...]

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HO cabin

Une petite, une belle cabane HO, une cabane HO achetée… 50 centimes lors d’une exposition (trouvée avec 2 autres dans des cartons qui trainent…) Grattage, recollage, toit en carton ondulé, peinture en gris et noir, terre à décor (il me faudra mettre un peu de verdure autour). Et le tour est joué !
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Establishment of our two villages

That's it ... here we go in the realization of our two villages ... On the right of the network: St Antonin sur Layon, Villeneuve sur Loire on the left of the model.
Each village, which already includes a model - Regions and Companies - is placed on a 3.6 mm plywood base. The background is made him from photos (try on the photos below). The backgrounds are printed from [...]

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A very green hill.

Realization of our hill (often called the mountain ... but its altitude is not dizzying). It was painted, the white dry brush was made to bring out the edges and the first thin end flockings were made (Woodlands Scénics).

We must now bring some greenery to all this. I start by asking some fir trees (small or medium size +, 4 where [...]

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Ho city comes to life

The city HO comes alive, the buildings are quite easy to do, be careful not to put too much glue (This is also stated in the instructions ... photo film pot and small brush) thicknesses sometimes at least make that the cartons sometimes tend to curl. I use wood glue for a quicker grip.
Models delivered with kit élec (resistance + diodes and diagram well explained for [...]

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A new HO station for St Antonin

The yellow passenger ship arrives for the continuation of the construction of the Ho railway stations of the network,
After the 3-door station of Villeneuve sur Loire (previous article) the small station Ho St Antonin sur Layon.
It is a model PO - Najac of Architecture and passion with in addition the toilets for the station of Villeneuve.
The traveling building of St Antonin - the yellow was retained for the [...]

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A HO station in Villeneuve sur Loire

A few days of vacation = a little model.
For example ... the realization of the HO station of Villeneuve sur Loire from a kit of a station PO Architecture and Passion (Vigeois station).
The kit is easy to assemble, everything is clear perfectly explained ... Hard to be wrong ... Bravo Mr Constant.
The interior is fun, to do from boards (tapestries and soil very 70's) loaded on the site.
Lighting from a platinum [...]

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HO platforms, How to do

Establishment of the docks for our two stations. Quays located across the main track and siding.
After having made a template of the future stations (PO of Architecture and passion) each dock is made in depron (2 superimposed thicknesses of 6mm) engraved for the borders, except for the way of stop of railcar for the station of St Antonin the wall was engraved [...]

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